Tajikistan reopens national museum after years of renovation
10 June 2013 Last updated at 12:17 BST
The Tajikistan National Museum has finally reopened after years of renovation with 22 halls featuring artefacts dating back to the country's Zoroastrian past.
It is hoped the museum will teach Tajiks more about their country following independence from the former Soviet Union.
Zarghuna Kargar reports.
Video produced by BBC Persian's Sohrab Zia